Emporia State University received a tremendous gift today from one of its own.
Emporia's very own E-community business lending program launched Thursday.
The David Traylor Zoo staff is almost halfway to the naming cost for their new mountain lion cub. Votes have been coming in daily for the 23-week old cub.
Verizon customers have been reporting problems with their mobile service Thursday.
Emporia High should have a seamless transition to the principal's chair come July 1.
Current principal Scott Sheldon, who announced his retirement earlier this year, will be replaced by associate principal Dr. Britton Hart. The Emporia School Board made the hire during its meeting Wednesday night.
The KVOE listening area has been "abnormally dry" for several months, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, and now moderate drought is trickling into far southwest Lyon County.
The fire danger across the Flint Hills has been high for weeks, and it's even higher Thursday.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for extreme fire danger, affecting Lyon, Chase, Coffey, Morris, Osage and Wabaunsee counties from 1 to 7 pm.
Planning continues to start dredging John Redmond Reservoir, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a special information update in Hartford on April 3.